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Felix Tam

Hong Kong seniors rally to back students as activists decry police actions

30 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Secondary school students and retirees joined forces to protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first of several weekend rallies planned across the city, as pro-democracy activists vowed to battle what they say are police brutality and unlawful arrests.

Record turnout in Hong Kong local elections amid calls for full democracy

25 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong residents turned out in huge numbers on Sunday to vote in district council elections seen as a test of support for chief executive Carrie Lam following six months of pro-democracy protests, and polling took place with no major disruptions. | Video

Hong Kong holds its breath ahead of polls amid lull in violence

22 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong is holding its breath ahead of elections on Sunday, which carry added significance after brutal attacks on candidates and months of unrest by protesters seeking the freedom to choose their own leader.

REFILE-Hong Kong holds its breath ahead of polls amid lull in violence

22 Nov 2019

HONG KONG, Nov 22 Hong Kong is holding its breath ahead of elections on Sunday, which carry added significance after brutal attacks on candidates and months of unrest by protesters seeking the freedom to choose their own leader.

Chinese students flee Hong Kong as campuses burn

14 Nov 2019

SHENZHEN/HONG KONG Having fled Hong Kong universities they had thought were a ticket to success, Chinese students from the mainland sit in hostels and noodle shops in the neighboring city of Shenzhen wondering how they'll complete their studies.

Chinese students flee Hong Kong as campuses burn

14 Nov 2019

SHENZHEN/HONG KONG Having fled Hong Kong universities they had thought were a ticket to success, Chinese students from the mainland sit in hostels and noodle shops in the neighbouring city of Shenzhen wondering how they'll complete their studies.

Chinese students flee Hong Kong as campuses burn

14 Nov 2019

SHENZHEN/HONG KONG Having fled Hong Kong universities they had thought were a ticket to success, Chinese students from the mainland sit in hostels and noodle shops in the neighbouring city of Shenzhen wondering how they'll complete their studies.

Hong Kong shops shutter as months of protest darken economic gloom

29 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong jeweler Jun Lam has already closed one shop. His remaining outlet sits in an almost deserted shopping mall at the heart of a district regularly hit by sometimes violent protests that have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June.

Hong Kong shops shutter as months of protest darken economic gloom

29 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong jeweller Jun Lam has already closed one shop. His remaining outlet sits in an almost deserted shopping mall at the heart of a district regularly hit by sometimes violent protests that have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June.

RPT-Protests turn Hong Kong's council elections into referendum on Lam's government

21 Oct 2019

HONG KONG, Oct 18 Pro-democracy candidates will stand in almost all 452 seats in Hong Kong's upcoming local elections, encouraged by four months of anti-government protests, with the outcome of the November poll a barometer of support for the city's embattled government.

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